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IELTS Writing Techniques




 
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IELTS Writing test lasts for 60 minutes. You can take either the Academic test, or the General Training test. You are required to complete two writing tasks.

IELTS Academic Writing
Task 1
: You are given a task based on some graphic or pictorial information. You are expected to write a descriptive report of at least 150 words on the information provided. You are advised to spend about 20 minutes on this task.

Task 2: You are expected to produce a written argument on a given topic and to organise your answer clearly, given some examples to support your points. You will have to write at least 250 words. You are advised to spend approximately 40 minutes on this task.

IELTS General Writing: You are allowed one hour to complete two tasks, of 150 and 250 words, as in the Academic Writing. However, Task 1 is always a letter, while Task 2 is an essay based on a given topic.

IELTS How to link an essay's paragraphs together
Outlines how to keep the paragraphs of your IELTS argument essay linked.
It's important to remember to always connect your supporting paragraphs back to your thesis.
Introducing examples in your IELTS essay
Outlining some different ways to introduce examples in your essay



IELTS - When to use personal pronouns in essays
IELTS Fixing problems in your essay
This video outlines some common problems found in essays submitted by students.


 

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